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  • Westpac outlines data centre consolidation strategy

    Faced with the challenge of operating nine data centres around Australia, Westpac Group is one year into a four-year program designed to consolidate these numerous facilities into two Sydney-based data centres.

  • Westpac moves IT to the back office

    Westpac is to carry out an organisational reshuffle which will see its IT department move from the forefront to the backseat of the organisation.

  • Shared banking cloud possible, not practical: Westpac CIO

    Pooling infrastructure and applications into a common public cloud for Australia’s banks is not a far-fetched idea, but the practicality of getting all parties to agree will prevent its reality, according to the head of IT at Westpac bank.

  • Westpac delays core banking integration to focus on customer facing technologies

    Westpac's group executive for technology, Bob McKinnon, has outlined the bank’s technology strategy during the groups IT and productivity update, including the decision to delay the integration of its core systems with St George Bank’s Hogan platform until 2014. Instead, the bank will focus on customer facing technologies.